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Lily Rock climber falls to death

Lily Rock climber falls to death

About 11:31 a.m., Friday, May 17, deputies from the Hemet Sheriff’s Station responded to a call about an injured rock climber at Humber Park in Idyllwild. The climber, Lucas Dunn, 21 of Idyllwild, had fallen approximately 150 feet from Lily Rock. CAL FIRE medical personnel hiked Lily Rock and located the injured climber, a 21-year-old […]

RMRU completes another night rescue of injured hiker

The Riverside Mountain Rescue Unit completed another all-night rescue of a badly injured hiker in the Marion Mountain Trail and Black Mountain drainage area. A father and son got off trail, lost and used a cell phone to summon help. Riverside County Sheriff’s Department Hemet Station responded to the area of Marion Campground, Idyllwild, around […]

Injured female hiker rescued on Tahquitz

Injured female hiker rescued on Tahquitz

A female hiker was rescued from Tahquitz Rock in Idyllwild after sustaining injury to an extremity, according to Riverside County Fire Department spokesperson Jody Hagemann. The injured female was extracted from the area by a helicopter hoist and was transported by ground ambulance to an area hospital in stable condition, according to Hagemann. RCFD, CAL […]

RMRU completes two hiker rescues on July 4

The Riverside Mountain Rescue Unit completed two rescues on the Fourth of July. Long accustomed to interruption of holiday celebrations, the RMRU team began one mission around 9 p.m. on Tuesday, July 3rd. Two hikers from the San Francisco area had left the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway mountaintop station at 2:15 p.m. for a day […]

Tahquitz Rock rescue: climbers assist public safety crews

Tahquitz Rock rescue: climbers assist public safety crews

Saturday afternoon, CAL FIRE, Station 23 and Helicopter 301 from Hemet-Ryan Air base, Idyllwild Fire Department and the Riverside Mountain Rescue Unit were rescued rock climbers off of Tahquitz Rock. One had minor injuries and the other minor to moderate. Mercy Air ambulance transported this climber to a local hospital. Graham Shelton from Raleigh, North […]

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